Telecoupling Stories

  • Soybean farm in Virginia, Illinois

    Tariffs lead to creative supply chains

    Published on August 5, 2019

    MSU scholars apply a new, more holistic way to examine global agricultural trade to better understand what’s going on when a country as enormous as China develops a big appetite for soybeans.

  • Water in Beijing

    Diving deep into water and energy trade-offs

    Published on April 30, 2019

    Two papers by Michigan State University (MSU) scientists begin challenging a more simplistic, input/output view of natural resources in favor of a way that better reflected how the world really works.

  • Anna Herzberger

    Today’s global farming less back breaking, more mind bending

    Published on June 22, 2018

    Farming has always been difficult. However, through technological advances, we can plant crops, apply precise synthetic fertilizers and harvest with ease. Yet even as uncertainty over supply has been reduced, market demand is more volatile than ever.